The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank - 196 189
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.084% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £381
% change year-on-year
- +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3916 4623 4387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.98% 77.31% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3049 3371 3356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.31% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-business across the City of London region.

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the City of London region.

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) Tableau
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) OLAP
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) HFM
5 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) AquaLogic
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (14.29%) XPath
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Axis
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) JAX-WS
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) AquaLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HFM
1 1 (14.29%) Workday HCM
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 3 (42.86%) OLAP
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Essbase
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Objects Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Workday Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Axis
1 1 (14.29%) JAX-WS
1 1 (14.29%) UDDI
1 1 (14.29%) WSDL
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSD
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) SSADM
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) XPath
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Tableau
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) BEA
2 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP